Tamar A. Weinrib joined Pomerantz in early 2008 and became Of Counsel to the firm in 2014. Ms. Weinrib focuses on securities fraud litigation. She has been honored as a Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” in the New York Metro area, for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Ms. Weinrib, with Partner Jeremy Lieberman, is lead counsel in Strougo v. Barclays PLC, a securities class action that alleges Barclays PLC misled institutional investor clients about the extent of the banking giant’s use of so-called “dark pool” trading systems. This case turns on the duty of integrity owed by Barclays to its clients. Ms. Weinrib was the attorney responsible for the litigation of In re Delcath Systems, Inc. Securities Litigation, in which Pomerantz recently achieved a settlement of $8,500,000 for the Class. She successfully argued before the Second Circuit in In re China North East Petroleum Securities Litigation to reverse the district court’s dismissal of the defendants on scienter grounds. In addition to her involvement in several other securities matters pending nationwide, Ms. Weinrib is the Pomerantz attorney responsible for the litigation of KB Partners I, L.P. v. Pain Therapeutics, Inc., et al., a securities fraud case for which Judge Sparks of the Western District of Texas recently granted preliminary approval for a settlement of up to $8,5000,000 for class members.
Before coming to Pomerantz, Ms. Weinrib had over three years of experience as a litigation associate in the New York office of Clifford Chance US LLP, where she focused on complex commercial litigation. Ms. Weinrib has successfully tried pro bono cases, including two criminal appeals and a housing dispute filed with the Human Rights Commission.
Ms. Weinrib graduated from Fordham University School of Law in 2004 and, while there, won awards for successfully competing in and coaching Moot Court competitions.
Ms. Weinrib is admitted to practice in New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits.